Certificate of Medical Transcription

/Certificate of Medical Transcription
Certificate of Medical Transcription 2018-07-09T16:00:23+00:00


Course Overview

Begin your career as a professional Medical Transcriptionist. This industry-endorsed course offers you the professional guidance, education and skills needed to succeed in medical transcription. Study at home to work at home as an online medical transcriptionist with LearnMT.

Medical transcription is primarily an online occupation, giving you a real opportunity to have a professional career from the comfort of your own home. A Medical Transcriptionist is responsible for the conversion of doctor-patient interactions into written documents that form part of the patient’s medical record. With most healthcare providers now outsourcing these services, there’s never been a higher demand for well-trained medical transcription professionals.

 Choose LearnMT for the quality education and industry expertise you need to succeed.

LearnMT’s unique training package includes both medical theory and real-world transcription training. The curriculum is designed by the experts at TalentMed, and will best prepare you for a smooth and successful transition into the workforce as soon as you graduate.

  • Flexible online learning
  • Self-paced study
  • Expert created curriculum
  • Theory and practicum sections
  • Personal student support
  • Resources included
Course Curriculum
Course Introduction
Evolution of the medical record
Healthcare documentation and the law
Establishing your working environment
Maintain and enhance professional practice
Grammar, punctuation and style
Medical language
Body systems
Diagnostic specialities and reports
Introduction to practical transcription
Introduction to speech recognition technology
Practical transcription exercises

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LearnMT is committed to providing you with high quality and affordable training solutions. This unique course is designed to make you work-ready with everything you need to succeed, including:

  • Personal support from qualified instructors and technical support team
  • 12 months access to expert-created curriculum
  • 12 months access to TalentHub (your virtual campus)
  •  Access to hundreds of authentic transcription reports in 12+ medical specialities
  • 3-month free subscription to award-winning keyboard automation software

Introductory Rate

  • Lowest overall tuition fee
  • Flexible online learning
  • Personal one-on-one support
  • Job placement assistance*

Payment Plan

$75sign-up fee
  • Direct debit of $220 monthly
  • Flexible online learning
  • Personal one-on-one support
  • Job placement assistance*

* Prices are displayed in USD (exc. GST) and job placement assistance is provided upon course graduation.

You can enrol in this course online at anytime, 365 days a year. Alternatively, contact us via ask@learnmt.com. Once enrolled, you can access TalentHub (your virtual campus) immediately where you can view and participate in student forums, publications and resources. Your course login details will be issued within 1-2 business days.
The Certificate of Medical Transcription is delivered online, so you can progress through your studies at a time and place that best suits you. The duration of the course is 12-months, however it can be completed in as little as 4 months.
At LearnMT, we’re with you every step of the way with support resources that include:
  • Qualified instructors with decades of experience in the Healthcare industry. These instructors have professional experience in both vocational education and healthcare documentation, making them uniquely qualified to answer questions about both the curriculum and the industry.
  • Student Support Advisers who provide valuable information and assistance with any issues during your coursework. The course may be delivered online, but you’re never in it alone!
  • Technical Support Advisers who are knowledgeable, experienced, and available five days a week to help you work through any technical or computer issues encountered within the course.
  • Graduate Advisers who help you develop your career plans in an individual consultation and assist you in your job search after you graduate. Our Graduate Advisers offer training, tips, and personalised advice on your job hunt.
A Medical Transcriptionist plays an integral role in the Global Healthcare Documentation System. They are primarily responsible for the conversion of a doctor’s dictation in to an electronic format that becomes part of the patient’s medical record. As our population expands and ages, the demand for medical transcription services increases. The U.S. Department of Labour report estimates:
  • 11,700 new jobs before 2018 (in the U.S. alone)
  • 11% increase in employment within the medical transcription industry
  • Above average job opportunities as the demand for medical transcription services increases

Medical Transcription Salary (Australia)

Source: https://www.payscale.com/research/AU/Job=Medical_Transcriptionist/Hourly_Rate

LearnMT’s Certificate of Medical Transcription is formally approved by the International Accreditation and Recognition Council (IARC). In addition, LearnMT graduates are eligible to apply for IARC Membership and get an opportunity to network among like-minded institutions across the world, who are committed to providing excellence in education.

Our refund policy is included in the written agreement that you are required to sign, to indicate acceptance of the offer of enrolment, and all the terms and conditions specified.

If, for any reason, you withdraw from the course within 14 days after the initial access to the online program, the course will be 100% refundable, less $110 administrative fee.

Requests for refunds are to be submitted in writing via TalentHub or by telephone. Refunds will be sent via the original payment method as registered with us within 14 days of the request.

If for any reason, you withdraw after the initial 14-day review period, the cost of the program and materials are non-refundable. 

As the course is delivered online, all you need is a computer, an internet connection, and a passion to learn about the medical transcription industry! For a full list of specifications, please see below:

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows (7, 8 and 10)

  • MacOS

  • Chrome OS


  • Google Chrome (recommended)

  • Microsoft Edge

  • Firefox

  • Safari

  • Internet Explorer 9 or higher


  • Speakers (Earphones/headphones recommended)

  • Minimum 800 X 600 resolution

  • Active internet connection


  • Adobe Flash Player (ver. 10 or higher)

  • Windows Media Player (ver. 10 or higher) or Quicktime Player (ver. 7 or higher)

  • Word Processor such as Microsoft Word,  Google Docs, Mac Pages or Open/Libre Office

  • PDF reader

Most computers do come with these specifications. However, if you’re unsure about any of the requirements, please do not hesitate to contact us via ask@learnmt.com.

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